Purushottama-samhita [sanskrit]

15,643 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Purushottama-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include the construction of temples, architecture, iconography, festivals (celebrations of deities and their exploits). Alternative titles: Puruṣottamasaṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Purushottamasamhita, Purusottamasamhita, Purusottama, Puruṣottama-saṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तम-संहिता), Śrīpuruṣottamasaṃhitā (श्रीपुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Shripurushottamasamhita, Shripurushottama Sripurusottamasamhita, Sripurusottama.

Verse 2.31

शंकु मेवं प्रतिष्ठाव्य चालयंतु समारभेत् ।
विभवानुगुणेनैव कारयेदालयोन्नतिम्. ॥ 31 ॥

śaṃku mevaṃ pratiṣṭhāvya cālayaṃtu samārabhet |
vibhavānuguṇenaiva kārayedālayonnatim. || 31 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.31 is contained in the book The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction) by Swami Harshananda. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

Buy now! English translation by Swami Harshananda (2002)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shanku, Pratishtha, Avya, Vibhava, Anuguna, Alaya, Unnati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.31). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “śaṃku mevaṃ pratiṣṭhāvya cālayaṃtu samārabhet
  • śaṅku -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaṅku (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mevam -
  • mevā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pratiṣṭhā -
  • pratiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avya -
  • avya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    u -> avya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 2 verb], [vocative single from √u class 5 verb]
    u -> avya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 2 verb], [vocative single from √u class 5 verb]
  • cālayantu -
  • cal (verb class 0)
    [imperative active third plural]
  • Cannot analyse samārabhet
  • Line 2: “vibhavānuguṇenaiva kārayedālayonnatim.”
  • vibhavā -
  • vibhava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vibhava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vibhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anuguṇenai -
  • anuguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    anuguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kārayed -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • ālayo -
  • ālaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • unnatim -
  • unnati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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